I am glad that you are taking the safety course. My son wanted a motorcycle when he was 16. I figured he would forget about it when I told him he would have to take a motorcycle course before I would even consider it.
He ended up with a Suzuki. He proceeded to speed all over the place and finally realized that going fast on the streets was not a good idea. He took racing courses and got his racing licence. Did very well as an amateur and advanced to the professional circuit where he won rookie of the year.
He raced all over Canada and the U.S. and, I must admit, I was proud to see him on television racing at Daytona.
His worst injuries were torn ligaments and the loss of a little finger. All this because he wanted to ride a motorcycle.
He retired from racing when he had a family and does not ride to this day. He says the roads are too dangerous.
He raced 600, 750 and Superbike.
Keep your feet on the pegs and the wheels on the road.